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Maria Cipollone Joins Charles Rutenberg Realty Bronx

March 2019

Charles Rutenberg Realty recently announced the addition of Maria Cipollone who became associated with its Bronx office located at 2800 Bruckner Blvd. Cipollone services both the Bronx and Westchester County. She was formerly licensed with Keller Williams Realty NYC Group and is a member of Hudson Gateway Board of Realtors.

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Suzanne Reuter Appointed Executive Director of the Bristal at Armonk

February 2019

The Bristal at Armonk, an assisted living community, has announced the appointment of Suzanne Reuter as executive director. Reuter, who has 10 years of experience in the assisted living field, was previously the Director of Resident Relations at The Bristal at Armonk. Prior to that, she served as Director of Resident Services at The Bristal…

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Weichert Realtors Jane Fogelson Earns SRES Designation

February 2019

Mary McElroy, manager of Weichert, Realtors’ Rye sales office, reported recently that sales associate Jane Fogelson has earned the Seniors Real Estate Specialist designation from the National Association of Realtors. “By earning the SRES designation, Jane has become an even more valuable member of our sales team,” McElroy said. “Senior homebuyers and sellers have specific…

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GHP Office Realty Announces Promotions of Hickey & McNamara

February 2019

GHP Office Realty of White Plains announced the promotion of Brendan Hickey to senior director and Rob McNamara to director of operations & management at GHP Office Realty, LLC. In his new role, Hickey will continue to focus on leasing space within GHP’s portfolio of properties while also taking on greater responsibilities in the sales,…

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BHG Rand Realty’s Tracey May Named December Opcity Agent of the Month

February 2019

Better Homes and Gardens’ Rand Realty’s Tracey May, who works out of the White Plains office at 222 Bloomingdale Road, was named “Opcity Agent of the Month” for December. May has been in the real estate industry for close to two decades. Opcity is a real estate referral company aiming to turn online inquiries into…

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Nicole Andersen Named Orange County’s Community Development Director

February 2019

Orange County Executive Steven M. Neuhaus announced earlier this month that Nicole Andersen has been named Orange County’s Community Development Director. Andersen’s responsibilities as Community Development Director will include formulating program policies, preparing the county’s annual community development grant application and coordinating and supervising all community development and housing projects covered under the program. Andersen…

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Clayton Livingston Commercial Development Leader Rand Commercial White Plains

February 2019

Rand Commercial has announced the appointment of Clayton Livingston, Associate Broker, as commercial development leader at its White Plains office. Livingston has been in the commercial real estate industry since 1983. For the past 26 years he has been an annual multi-million-dollar producer. He began his commercial real estate career in Charlotte Amalie on St.…

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Michael Boulos Joins Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices River Towns Real Estate

February 2019

Michael Boulos recently joined Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices River Towns Real Estate in Croton-on-Hudson as a licensed real estate salesperson and will be selling residential and commercial properties across Westchester, Putnam and Dutchess counties. Boulos grew up in Croton-on-Hudson and currently lives in Ossining with his wife, daughter and dog. He has had a successful career…

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Kristen Price Joins Cronin & Company Real Estate

February 2019

Cronin & Company Real Estate announced recently that Kristen Price has joined the company as a real estate salesperson. Price will be responsible for working with both buyers and sellers of real estate in Orange, Ulster and Sullivan counties. Price was selected to be part of the company because of her high level of professionalism,…

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Jim Speer CEO New York MLS Named to the Swanepoel Power 200

February 2019

Jim Speer, CEO of the New York MLS, has been named to the 2019 Swanepoel Power 200 (SP200) list. The SP200 is a ranking of the residential real estate industry’s 200 most powerful and influential leaders, as of Dec. 31, 2018. Speer served as the senior vice president of operations at the Multiple Listing Service…

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Houlihan Lawrence Adds 10 Agents to White Plains Brokerage Team

February 2019

Brokerage firm Houlihan Lawrence has announced the addition of 10 new agents to its White Plains office: Vincent Caiola brings a lifetime of local expertise to Houlihan Lawrence. A former paramedic and 9/11 first responder, he left that field in 2014 to become an international flight attendant and later entered real estate. He joins the…

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In Memoriam: Elaine “Kiki” Hayden.

January 2019

The Hudson Gateway Association of Realtors regrets to inform its membership of the passing of longtime Realtor Elaine “Kiki” Hayden. The Associate Broker with more than 40 years of real estate experience, passed away on Sunday, Jan. 27 at the age of 93. Kiki joined John J. Lease Realtors in 1971, where she was an…

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SPOTLIGHT ON: Ron Garafalo

January 2019

HGAR’s 2019 President In 2011, Ron Garafalo became the president of the former Orange County Association of Realtors. Now eight years later, he’s repeating himself, but this time, his presidency for the Hudson Gateway Association of Realtors, has expanded his administration’s responsibilities to four counties, New York City and approximately 12,000 Realtors. “I’m very excited…

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In Memoriam: Eleanor Steckler

January 2019

The Hudson Gateway Association of Realtors regrets to inform its membership of the passing of longtime Realtor Eleanor Steckler, who died on Dec. 28, 2018 at the age of 96. She was born in Lithuania to American citizens Alexander Vitkauskas and Eleanor Maslauskas. When the family returned to the United States, they settled in New…

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Seidman & Yellen Appointed to BOD Hudson Valley Economic Development Corp.

January 2019

The Hudson Valley Economic Development Corp. has announced the appointments of A. Alan Seidman, executive director of the Construction Contractors Association of the Hudson Valley, and David Yellen, president of Marist College, to its Board of Directors. CCA, based in Newburgh, was founded more than 60 years ago by five local contractors whose goal was…

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BOMA Announces 2019 Slate of Officers

January 2019

The Building Owners and Managers Association of Westchester County has announced the election of its slate of officers for the 2019 term. Susan Curtis, RPA, was re-elected president. Curtis was sworn in with the rest of the slate at BOMA Westchester’s Annual Holiday Party and Inauguration of Officers held Dec. 13, 2018 at Westchester Hills…

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Ori Argaman Joins Charles Rutenberg Realty Bronx

January 2019

Charles Rutenberg Realty recently announced the addition of Ori Argaman who became associated with its Bronx office located at 2800 Bruckner Blvd. Argaman services the Bronx as well as Queens and Brooklyn areas. He was formerly licensed with DOV Sales Inc. in Hollis. He is currently a primary member of Hudson Gateway Board of Realtors.

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Athena Miles Appointed Sales Manager William Raveis Scarsdale

January 2019

Athena Miles has been appointed to sales manager of William Raveis’ Scarsdale office. Miles is a second-generation Realtor and Scarsdale native who brings her local perspective and market knowledge to her new role as manager. Raised by parents who believed strongly in the ownership of real estate, it was a natural transition for Miles to…

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